# Linear dependence

## Main Question or Discussion Point

Hi All
A complex equation and its complex conjugate are linearly dependent or independent
thanks
eman

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Is the complex conjugate a multiple of the original number?

Is the complex conjugate a multiple of the original number?
The equation is
$$\phi\ast(M^{2}-\phi^{2})+m^{2}\phi=0$$ where m and M are real

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